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Friday, June 17, 2011

Pink Saturday Blog Party: Walk my Summer Garden with me

Starting on the Porch
I hope you enjoy my photos.  I just took them tonight.  My garden is nature unabridged (nice way to say not too tidied up).  This year, I had decomposed granite put through out my yard.  It looks like a park in some ways--the greenery really stands out.  I have gone from grass to chips and now to DG.  I recycle and reuse plus I have planted a number of drought tolerant California native plants.

Wicker Porch Chairs

Lobelia in a French Dish

Background: Metal Dish Holder w/Vintage Plates

Lots of Recycled Details Amongst the Flowers

Rotated Tomatoes to the Flower Bed

Lacy Bush

Pussy Willow Tree by the Pink Arbor Entrance

Step Ladders of all Heights Add Interest

Still love Curly Rush

This year mixing Pink Petunias and White Alysum

Added grasses

Trying Sunflowers this year for the first time

I can never have too many trellis'

New garden under the Australian Willow Tree

These lacy Geraniums are so pretty

Plan is to add rocks amongst the plants

The beans & squash are up--planted late

Volunteer tomato and Mums

Vignette under the Black Twig Sheen

Flower Box w/Trevor looking out

Periwinkle Gazing Ball

Wojo hand painted by artist friend

God Bless America--Thanks for touring with me!

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Jingle said...

pink in nature is divine.
refreshing pink post.

JudyBug said...

Beautiful garden! My favorite are the petunias with the white alyssum.

Ann said...

I love your eclectic yard and gardens. Something to catch your attention everywhere. The dishes in the drainer is so neat!

From The Heart said...

Your garden is beautiful!I like your blog!

Lynn said...

I enjoyed touring your garden and property - what beauty you're created and it's all so inspiring. Thanks for visiting me at Cottage and Creek. I'm delighted to follow you back. Have a lovely day!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

What a beautiful garden and outdoor space!!